US Congress Senator Shelley Capito [R]

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USSB1555EnrollFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill defines "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served: honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946; in an active-du...
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2016-12-07
Presented to President.
USSB2234EnrollOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the members...
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2016-12-07
Presented to President.
USSB1632EngrossA bill to require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram. (Sec. 1) This bill requires: the Department of State and the Department of Defense to develop jointly and submit to Congress a five-year strategy to help Nigeria, member...
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2016-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1915EngrossFirst Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to carry out a three-year pilot program to provide anthrax vaccine...
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2016-11-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR623IntroA resolution recognizing the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6553)
USSR621IntroA resolution designating November 2016 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Designates November 2016 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Encourages individuals to increase their understanding and awareness of care at the end of l...
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2016-11-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3477IntroProtecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2016
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2016-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR614IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Education Week. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of American Education Week.
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2016-11-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR40IntroA joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces that served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield.
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2016-11-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3IntroCORE Act Creating Opportunities for Rural Economic Expansion Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require at least 5% of the new markets tax credit limitation to be allocated to community development entities in connection with certain i...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3408IntroB-CROP Act of 2016 Broadband Connections for Rural Opportunities Program Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3435IntroCraig Thomas Rural Hospital and Provider Equity Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR562IntroA resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week". Supports the designation of the week of October 9-15, 2016, as Earth Science Week. Expresses strong support for the goa...
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2016-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3405IntroExport Control Reform Act of 2016
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2016-09-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3167IntroAppalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area to include specified counties in the states of Maryland and West Virginia. The bill designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage A...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2912IntroTrickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2016 This bill bars the federal government from prohibiting or restricting the production, manufacture, distribution, prescribing, or dispensing of an experimental drug, biological product, or device that is: (1) ...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2849IntroGAO Access and Oversight Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to obtain federal agency records required to discharge the GAO's duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including t...
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2016-09-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 638.
USSR570IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of substance abuse disorder treatment and recovery in the United States. Recognizes the importance of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Affirms the continued need to support substance use educ...
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2016-09-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3308IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3304IntroNo Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop: a quality assurance document for carrying out the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), including at backup call centers; and a pla...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3292IntroSTOP Act of 2016 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-09-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3285IntroNo Ransom Payments Act of 2016
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2016-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB524PassCo-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016 Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016 Improving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-198. (TXT | PDF)
USSR349IntroA resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) on its 100th anniversary and commends the service of the cooperative owners and employees of the FCS in helping...
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2016-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR536IntroA resolution proclaiming the week of October 30 through November 5, 2016, as "National Obesity Care Week". Proclaims the week of October 30-November 5, 2016, as National Obesity Care Week. Encourages open communication to break barriers of misunderst...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3184IntroBack the Blue Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3179IntroCarbon Capture Utilization and Storage Act
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3137IntroAlzheimer's Beneficiary and Caregiver Support Act
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2016-07-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR504IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program. Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright program. Encourages the President and the Department of State to work with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to supp...
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2016-07-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837-4838)
USSB3135IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should have any security clearance she holds revoked and should be denied access to classified ...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1870IntroVET Act of 2016 Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Small Business Act to direct the Small Business Administration (SBA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of making grants to u...
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2016-06-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USSB2736EngrossPatient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisition program...
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2016-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB3111IntroSeniors Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to extend through 2018, the rule that permits individuals who are 65 and older to deduct certain medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of adjusted gross income. (Und...
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2016-06-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2868IntroInvesting in Opportunity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the designation of opportunity zones in low-income communities and to provide tax incentives for investments in the zones, including deferring the recognition of cap...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2795IntroNuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
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2016-06-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USSB3095IntroShark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2016 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, transport, or trade shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permi...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3091IntroEMPOWER Act of 2016 Enhancing and Modernizing Pathways to Opportunity through Work, Education, and Responsibility Act of 2016 This bill amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to r...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2882IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USSR508IntroA resolution expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffir...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3082IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2816IntroDiesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2016 This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize through FY2021 a diesel emissions reduction program. The program authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to provide grants, rebates, or loans ...
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2016-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSB2983IntroCRIB Act Caring Recovery for Infants and Babies Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow a state Medicaid program to cover inpatient or outpatient services at a residential pediatric recovery center for infants wi...
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2016-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2989IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016 This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. merchant mariners of Worl...
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2016-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR472IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to U.S. families and businesses and is not in the bes...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2961IntroCompassionate Care Act
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2016-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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